The answer can only be approximated and also depends on what is defined as a computer. The website estimates that 2,405,518,376 people, or 34.3 percent of the world's population, are Internet users... More »

As of September 2014, there are 7.25 billion people in the world. The population of the world is currently growing at a rate of 1.4 percent per year, which translates to an estimated 80 million people a year. More »

As of 2015, Bill Gates, an American, is the richest man in the world, worth $79 billion. Carlos Slim, from Mexico, ranks second at $77 billion. Another American, Warren Buffet, rounds out the top three, at $72 billion. More »

Societies experience the effects of ethnocentrism when citizens have a distinct set of cultural norms and customs, and view traditions and practices used by other people around the world as inferior, odd or abnormal. Peo... More »

Approximately one in nine people around the world, or about 795 million total, lack enough food to maintain an active healthy lifestyle. About 98 percent of the world's undernourished populations live in developing count... More » World View Social Sciences

While the rest of the world classifies Filipinos as Asian, many of the people of the Philippines consider themselves Pacific Islanders. The Diplomat reports that the Philippines are considered geographically part of Sout... More »

The most important step to stopping world hunger is to help people provide for themselves with sustainable agriculture. If they have their own reliable supplies of food, regions do not need to depend on foreign aid. Anot... More »